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North East awarded £17.9m in funding for active travel
The North East has received £17.9m in funding from the Active Travel Fund to invest in the region’s walking and cycling network – the largest allocation in the country.
Over £24 million funding boost set to transform sustainable travel
The North East Joint Transport Committee is set to discuss the approval of over £24 million to deliver major improvements to regional sustainable transport, including the creation of a new interchange in North Shields, bus priority measures and improvements to walking and cycling routes in North Tyneside and Gateshead.
Go Smarter, Go Active launch new interactive walking and cycling map of North East to encourage active travel within the region
Go Smarter, Go Active; a campaign championing active travel in the North East, has launched a brand-new interactive walking and cycling map of the region to help make journeys on foot or by bike.
On your marks, get set… cycle! Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow bookings OPEN
The Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow is a brand new seven-week-long celebration of cycling which will tour Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham throughout the
North East authorities awarded more than £2m to increase walking and cycling across the region
Seven North East councils together with Nexus will receive £2.2m from the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund to build on the significant increase in walking and cycling since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown.